Wastewater Management

Applies to: Pellet/Briquette Plant; CHP Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of negative impacts of wastewater from the plant on nearby waterbodies. The indicator considers types of wastewater (process water, sanitary water, rainwater) and its management.

Questions:

Which wastewater is produced by the plant?

How are wastewaters managed?

Rating:

Wastewaters will be separately collected, treated and discharged

Wastewaters will not be separately collected, but will be treated and discharged

Wastewaters will not be separately collected and treated

Wastewater management not in line with relevant regulations and permits

Sources of information:

Lindberg J.P. and J. Tana. 2012. Best Available Techniques (BAT) in solid biomass fuel processing, handling, storage and production of pellets from biomass. TemaNord 2012:550.